Royal Oak Estates is a residential complex approximately 5 miles southwest of Edinburg, Texas. The estates lie between Trenton Road and Robin Avenue, just west of South McColl Road, the main route into Edinburg's downtown hub. From Royal Oak Estates, downtown Edinburg averages a 15-minute commute. The estates lie 12 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border.

Royal Oak Estates has a number of amenities within walking distance. A block west of the estates there is a strip mall holding many stores including Home Depot, Sam's Club, Best Buy, Target and Kohl's, making shopping easy and convenient. The area also boasts a grocery outlet, a Starbucks and a Cici's Pizza. Just east of the estates there is a Wal-Mart Supercenter. Other eateries within walking distance include Subway, McDonald's, Wok Xpress, Kato's Sushi and Sweet Spot: Frozen Yogurt. 

Approximately a half mile southwest of the estates lies Robin Park, a public recreational area complete with a playground and obstacle course, as well as picnic tables. Bill Schupp Park is also near Royal Oak Estates, resting about 2 miles south of the residential complex.